At My Window Washing, we do windows – and we do a number of other things for customers. But our gutter cleaning services are a vital part of what we offer, partly because this much-needed maintenance may be difficult for property owners to perform themselves, and partly because avoiding it can be expensive.
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A wooden deck adds beauty and value to your home, and it’s a great way to enjoy some outdoor entertaining. When it comes to good maintenance and care, it’s important to practice a few proper deck cleaning methods.
Before you head outside to hose down your deck, read this helpful guide so you know more about the best ways to keep your wooden decking beautiful and squeaky clean.
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As the premier gutter cleaning company in Chicago, IL, My Window Washing understands that gutters are an integral system of your home. They need to function correctly in the face of harsh weather and various outdoor conditions. While you may realize that our gutter professionals will get the job done correctly, you may be unsure of the right time of year to give us a call. We’re here to help shed some light!
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Cleaning gutters is a chore that might not be high on the list of pleasant things to do, but foregoing it can cause a lot of problems. Not only does neglect to clean your gutters cost you big money in the long run, but it can also affect almost every part of your home. Continue reading “5 Problems That Clogged Gutters Can Cause”
Yard Clean Up
Mow, rack and manicure your lawn to prepare it for its winter hibernation. This is also a good time to drain your water system, shut off outside facets, store hoses and other equipment.
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1. Perform an Eye Test
Before anything else, take a few circles around the house and make sure all siding is still in place.
Obviously, with pressure washing, any loose siding will fly off and any cracks will give water access to undesirable places.
Close all of the windows on the house, make sure there aren’t any places where the water can get through. Once everything looks intact, your eye test has commenced! Continue reading “8 Must-Read Tips for Pressure Washing Vinyl Siding and Gutters”
The average homeowner needs to budget between 1 and 3 percent of their home’s value just to maintain their house. But if your home has clogged gutters, that budget could skyrocket.
Believe it or not, gutter clogs can do some serious damage to your house, putting you and your loved ones at risk for mold if you’re not careful. The best thing you can do is get those clogs removed as quickly as possible.
But how can you tell when it’s time to schedule a cleaning? Watch for these tell-tale signs.
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7 Reasons to Have a Professional Window Cleaning
With the ability to get the job done quickly and effectively with a streak free guarantee, discover why homeowners should have a professional window cleaning.
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Why power wash your home’s surfaces? Overtime your home’s siding, sidewalks, deck and other surfaces accumulates dirt, mildew, mold and stains. This not only impacts your abode’s appearance; it can also impact indoor air quality. Power washing can remove allergen in and around your home Moreover, left unaddressed exterior grime buildup can lead to significant stains and damage. Finally, power washing is the best way to prepare surfaces for paint, stain, sealing or refinishing.
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